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State Reps Veach, Carpino, and Carney to Host Business Forum

Posted on February 6, 2021 by jpheasant


HARTFORD – On Tuesday, February 9th from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Bi-partisan Women’s Legislative Caucus Members State Representatives Donna Veach (R-30) and Christie Carpino with Devin Carney (R-23) will be hosting an informational webinar to discuss resources available to women and minority owned businesses.

The webinar will feature Fran Pastore, CEO of the Connecticut Women’s Business Development Council and is expected to cover the WBDC’s Equity Match Grant Program.

The Equity Match Grant Program

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Posted on January 20, 2021 by jpheasant


The Old Saybrook delegation of legislators, including State Senator Norm Needleman (D-Essex), State Senator Paul Formica (R-East Lyme) and State Representative Devin Carney (R-Old Lyme), cheered the announcement that the town will receive a $596,413 Community Connectivity Program grant for the improvement of sidewalks on Elm Street and Boston Post Road. This project represents a significant investment in pedestrian access and local transportation, improving mobility, accessibility and safety for

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Rep. Carney and House Colleagues Take Oath to Serve

Posted on January 7, 2021 by jpheasant


HARTFORD – Gathered near the North steps of the State Capitol building and socially spaced six feet apart in Hartford’s Bushnell Park under a partially cloudy sky, State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) and his colleagues in the House of Representatives and took the oath of office to serve Connecticut for the 2021-2022 legislative session.

“It is truly an honor and privilege to represent the people of Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook for another two years,” Rep. Carney said. “Connecticut

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State Rep. Devin Carney to Ring the Bell for the Salvation Army

Posted on December 17, 2020 by jpheasant


HARTFORD – On Saturday, December 19th at 3:00 p.m., State Representative Devin Carney (R-35) will be at the Old Saybrook Walmart, 665 Boston Post Rd. helping to raise money for local families this holiday season by ringing bells as part of the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign.

WHEN: Saturday, December 19

WHERE: Walmart, 665 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook

TIME: 3:00 p.m.

All kettle donations stay in the communities where the funds are collected and the money helps to provide meals, shelter, toys,

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Rep. Devin Carney Reappointed Ranking Member of Transportation Committee

Posted on December 7, 2020 by jpheasant


HARTFORDState Representative Devin Carney (R-23) has received his committee assignments for the 2021 legislative session, which include being named as the Ranking Member of the Legislature’s Transportation Committee by House Republican Leader-elect Vincent Candelora.

“Whether it’s highway congestion in Fairfield County or a failing bridge in the state’s Quiet Corner, transportation-related issues have and will continue to be a major point of conversation at the capitol,” Candelora said. “Devin

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Thanksgiving, Long-Term Care Opportunities, Park Access for Veterans, COVID Testing, and Other Information

Posted on November 25, 2020 by jpheasant


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I want to wish you and your family a Happy, Safe, and Healthy Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving will look different this year for many of us, but despite our current challenges, I invite you to take a few moments tomorrow to reflect on what we have to be thankful for. For me, I am thankful for our first responders, the medical and scientific community, our veterans and active servicemen and servicewomen, our teachers and school staff, our nonprofits, charities, and volunteers

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DPH Alert System, Drug Take Back Day, Grant for Small Businesses, and additional information

Posted on October 26, 2020 by jpheasant


DPH Launches Weekly Municipal Level COVID-19 Alert System

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) launched a new weekly, color-coded COVID-19 alert system for every city and town in the state, showing the average daily case rate /100,000 population for the last two weeks.

The municipal level alert map will be updated every week. It can be found here.

Red level alert is for municipalities that have a two-week average daily COVID-19 case rate higher than 15/100,000 population.

Orange level

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PURA Hearings on Storm Isaias Response – Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Posted on October 20, 2020 by jpheasant


Upcoming Public Hearings for PURA’s Storm Isaias Docket

In August, PURA initiated a docket 20-08-03 to review the responses to Storm Isaias by Eversource and United Illuminating. If anyone from the general public would like to speak, you must do so by registering for one of the three Zoom calls scheduled.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. To register, click here.

Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. To register, click here.

Friday, October 23, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. To register, click here.

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CT Moves to Phase 3 and Nighttime Roadwork on Baldwin Bridge

Posted on September 25, 2020 by jpheasant


Governor Lamont Announces Phase 3

Yesterday, Governor Lamont Announced Phase 3 is set to take effect on Thursday, October 8.

Phase 3 Business Updates include:

  • Increase from 50 percent to 75 percent capacity indoors – subject to COVID-19 safety requirements – for restaurants, personal services, hair salons, barber shops, and libraries;
  • Outdoor event venues (e.g. amphitheaters, race tracks, etc.) will increase from 25 percent to 50 percent capacity with masks and social distancing requirements;
  • Indoor

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Energy & Technology Committee Informational Forum re: Isaias Storm Response, Electricity Rate Increases

Posted on August 21, 2020 by Admin


The Legislature’s Energy and Technology Committee will hold a virtual Informational Forum on Tropical Storm Isaias Response and Electric Utility Rate Increases with invited speakers on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 10:30 A.M. via ZOOM. This is in addition to the Monday, August 24 PURA regulatory hearing to investigate rate increases.  

For interested residents you will be able to access the livestream of the virtual Informational Forum by visiting

The Energy Committee is requesting that

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